Russian Opera Workshop http://wrti.org en Opera Review: Russian Opera Workshop Vocalists in The Queen of Spades http://wrti.org/post/opera-review-russian-opera-workshop-vocalists-queen-spades <p>Thirteen emerging artists from all over the map came together this month in Center City to study the art of singing Russian opera with vocal coach Ghenady Meirson, a Curtis and AVA faculty member who founded the Russian Opera Workshop in 2011. The result was a concert performance of Tchaikovsky&#39;s <em>The Queen of Spades </em>(La Dame du Pique). WRTI&#39;s Lesley Valdes reviews the July 25th recital held at AVA.<br />&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:13:34 +0000 Lesley Valdes 4203 at http://wrti.org Opera Review: Russian Opera Workshop Vocalists in The Queen of Spades The Art of Singing Opera...In Russian! http://wrti.org/post/art-singing-operain-russian <p>Wonder what it&#39;s like singing opera? Not easy, right? Now imagine singing in Russian!&nbsp; Ghenady Meirson, a Russian emigre and operatic vocal coach, is an expert in training singers to master the very challenging Russian language and performance style.</p> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 15:31:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 4162 at http://wrti.org The Art of Singing Opera...In Russian!